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The Resource The big chill, Columbia Pictures presents a Carson Productions Group, Ltd. production of a Lawrence Kasdan film ; written by Lawrence Kasdan & Barbara Benedek ; produced by Michael Shamberg ; directed by Lawrence Kasdan

The big chill, Columbia Pictures presents a Carson Productions Group, Ltd. production of a Lawrence Kasdan film ; written by Lawrence Kasdan & Barbara Benedek ; produced by Michael Shamberg ; directed by Lawrence Kasdan

Label
The big chill
Title
The big chill
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures presents a Carson Productions Group, Ltd. production of a Lawrence Kasdan film ; written by Lawrence Kasdan & Barbara Benedek ; produced by Michael Shamberg ; directed by Lawrence Kasdan
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
After the shocking suicide of their friend, a group of thirty-somethings reunite for his funeral and end up spending a weekend together, reminiscing about their shared pasts as children of the sixties and confronting the uncertainty of their lives as adults of the eighties
Member of
Cataloging source
KFW
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, John Bailey ; editor, Carol Littleton
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
PerformerNote
Tom Berenger, Glenn Close, Jeff Goldblum, William Hurt, Kevin Kline, Mary Kay Place, Meg Tilly, JoBeth Williams
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1949-
  • 1949-
  • 1947-
  • 1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kasdan, Lawrence
  • Benedek, Barbara
  • Shamberg, Michael
  • Berenger, Tom
  • Close, Glenn
  • Goldblum, Jeff
  • Hurt, William
  • Kline, Kevin
  • Place, Mary Kay
  • Tilly, Meg
  • Williams, JoBeth
  • Columbia Pictures
  • Carson Productions
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
105
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
720
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Suicide
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Reminiscing
  • Friendship
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The big chill, Columbia Pictures presents a Carson Productions Group, Ltd. production of a Lawrence Kasdan film ; written by Lawrence Kasdan & Barbara Benedek ; produced by Michael Shamberg ; directed by Lawrence Kasdan
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1983
  • Special features: New, restored 4K digital film transfer, supervised by director of photography John Bailey and approved by director Lawrence Kasdan; new interview with Kasdan; reunion of cast and crew from the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, including Kasdan and actors Tom Berenger, Glenn Close, Kevin Kline, Mary Kay Place, Meg Tilly, and JoBeth Williams; documentary from 1998 on the making of the film; deleted scenes; trailer; booklet featuring essay by writer and filmmaker Lena Dunhan and a 1983 piece by critic Harlan Jacobson
  • Issued as part of a Blu-ray + DVD combo pack
  • Accompanying material may vary
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (105 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • CC2375BDDVD-2
  • CC2375BDDVD-3
  • CC2375BDDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn886554027
  • (Sirsi) o886554027
  • (OCoLC)886554027
System details
DVD; Region 1; NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The big chill, Columbia Pictures presents a Carson Productions Group, Ltd. production of a Lawrence Kasdan film ; written by Lawrence Kasdan & Barbara Benedek ; produced by Michael Shamberg ; directed by Lawrence Kasdan
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1983
  • Special features: New, restored 4K digital film transfer, supervised by director of photography John Bailey and approved by director Lawrence Kasdan; new interview with Kasdan; reunion of cast and crew from the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, including Kasdan and actors Tom Berenger, Glenn Close, Kevin Kline, Mary Kay Place, Meg Tilly, and JoBeth Williams; documentary from 1998 on the making of the film; deleted scenes; trailer; booklet featuring essay by writer and filmmaker Lena Dunhan and a 1983 piece by critic Harlan Jacobson
  • Issued as part of a Blu-ray + DVD combo pack
  • Accompanying material may vary
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director-approved DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (105 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • CC2375BDDVD-2
  • CC2375BDDVD-3
  • CC2375BDDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn886554027
  • (Sirsi) o886554027
  • (OCoLC)886554027
System details
DVD; Region 1; NTSC; widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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